The Grand Countdown to the next Chicago Steampunk Exposition has officially BEGUN!

One year from now, in better times, we shall gather once more to celebrate everything that is fantastic about Steampunk and the people who like it.

Program & Entertainment

Our Literary Guest of Honor for 2021 is the prolific Gail Carriger, and we shall be adding more outstanding Steampunk experts and personalities to our Featured Presenters list as the countdown continues!

With regards to Entertainment, we currently in talks with a certain British Chap Hop Professor noted for his passion for tea and all things Steampunk 😉

If you have Steampunk related knowledge and expertise that you would like to share at the Exposition, then we invite you be part of the Program and submit your proposals for presentations.


This summer we shall begin to announce the line up of Artists, Authors, Exhibitors, and Vendors who will be joining us in April 2021.

If you would like to be an Exposition Exhibitor, please submit an application HERE.

The Venue

The 2021 Chicago Steampunk Exposition is being hosted at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg. This upscale hotel is a short drive from O’Hare International Airport with many facilities both in the hotel and surrounding it, plus FREE PARKING.

Visit our Venue Page to learn more about the layout of the show floors and what to expect from the Exposition new home.

Room prices and booking information are all listed on the Book Rooms page.

On the Horizon . . .

  • Special Events announcements
  • More Featured Presenters
  • The “Holmes Vs Holmes” Mystery Game
  • . . . and more!

Chicago Steampunk Exposition